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Minnesota Public Pension Plans

Pension Plan Active Members Assets (millions) Liabilities (millions)
State Employee Plans (as of June 30, 2016)
Minnesota State Retirement Plans (state employees) 49,472 $11,676 $14,316
State Patrol 892 655 834
State Correctional Employees 4,521 937 1,314
Local Government Plans (as of June 30, 2016)
Public Employees Retirement Association (local gov't employees, other than police, fire, and corrections employees) 148,745 $18,768 $24,848
Public Employees Retirement Association (police and fire) 11,398 7,386 8,418
Local Government Correctional Employees 3,827 530 554
Teacher Plans (as of June 30, 2016)
Teachers Retirement Association (teachers and administrators outside of St. Paul) 80,530 $20,194 $26,716
St. Paul Teachers Retirement Association 3,534 1,007 1,593

Other public pension plans:

  • Separate plan for judges
  • Individual retirement account plans for higher education faculty
  • Approximately 700 volunteer firefighter plans

January 2017

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